Satellite Image of Brazil
Coast, islands, main cities and features of
the Brazilian territory. Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and
Bahia. Bresil, Brasilia.
Amazon river. Atlantic ocean.
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The first Brazilian city, Salvador, also the first
capital of Brazil. The Baía de Todos os Santos was discovered by Portuguese in 1501. It was well developed
before the first European settlement in the United States, in the 17th century. This historic city is
one of the most valuable heritage sites in the world, with churches
and forts from the 16th century and the first beacon in America (Farol da Barra).
Salvador is also known by its beauty.
Barra was ranked, by both CNN and The Guardian, as one of the world's